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Automatically controlled blinds modeling

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 30, 2017, 12:51 pm

Hi,

I'm currently simulating a building that will be equipped with exterior blinds automatically raised and lowered as a function of incident solar radiation. Appendix G Table 3.1...

Last reply: Aru Sau, Oct 30, 2017, 4:09 pm

Building with similar floors and layout: simulation simplifications

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Ricardo Sá on Oct 27, 2017, 4:38 am

Hi,

I'm currently analysing a building with several levels with similar layouts and glazed areas. Since...

Last reply: SSN Energy Model, Oct 27, 2017, 5:15 am

Museum additional interior lighting

NC-2009 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Luis Andrade on Sep 13, 2017, 9:47 am

Hello,

We're currently modelling a museum in Portugal in which I am using the Space-by-Space Method for Baseline building's...

Last reply: Luis Andrade, Sep 15, 2017, 12:26 pm

Exhaustion rates in WC

NC-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Maria Matos on Mar 24, 2017, 3:49 pm

Dear all,

I would like to know if it is mandatory to comply with minimum exhaust rates indicated in TTABLE 6-4 Minimum Exhaust Rates from ASHRAE 60.1 -2010.

We think that the...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Apr 20, 2017, 11:34 am

Building's equipment still uncertain

NC-v4 EAc3: Advanced Energy Metering
posted by Maria Matos on Apr 6, 2017, 6:38 am

Hi Marcus,

We are working on a building which will have the following uses: offices, laboratory (pharmaceutical), showers and changing facilities, canteen and a smaller bar. This building...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Apr 12, 2017, 9:35 am

Reflectance

NC-v4 EQc7: Daylight
posted by Inês Marques on Apr 4, 2017, 2:04 pm

Hi everyone,

I'm having trouble finding datasheets with the reflectance values for the project I'm working on. Do you think using standard values expressed for example in this website...

Last reply: Daniel Glaser, Apr 5, 2017, 11:44 am

Option 1: Zoning and controls

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 21, 2017, 8:38 am

Hi,

The project is basically a huge sales area with some office spaces.The sales area is served by multiple compact rooftop units and the office areas are served by DOA´s for ventilation...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 21, 2017, 11:09 am

Option 1: Equipment Efficiency

CI-2009 EAc1.3: Optimize energy performance - HVAC
posted by Ricardo Sá on Mar 21, 2017, 8:56 am

Hi,

I have several compact rooftop units serving a big sales area. However, only 80% of them is actually new equipment that meet the credit's criteria. If the project reuses old equipment...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Mar 21, 2017, 10:36 am

Evidences for thermal comfort in commercial kitchen

NC-2009 IEQc7.1: Thermal comfort - design
posted by Ricardo Sá on Sep 15, 2016, 12:44 pm

Hello,

I'm currently working on a project of a huge office building with a small area for retail and a restaurant. The restaurant has a commercial kitchen which, per LEED interpretation...

Last reply: Christopher Schaffner, Dec 22, 2016, 4:22 pm

Baseline HVAC System Type- for laboratories

NC-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Carol SR on Nov 30, 2016, 10:20 am

Hello!

I am constructing a building model which spaces are half offices, half laboratories.
The HVAC system chosen is system 5 (packaged...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 30, 2016, 10:51 am